PIZZOLATO (NSA) NO SULFITES ADDED
ITALIAN BLEND - ORGANIC
Winemakers: LA CANTINA PIZZOLATO SAS
Appellation: IGT VENETO
Varietals: 50% MERLOT & 50% CABER NET
The estate is located in the rich and flourishing countryside in the north of Treviso, and the vineyards are situated on the plains and hillsides near PIAVE river.
Yield per Vine Hectare:
Harvested by hand during the end of August. The average is 120 hectolitres per hectare, although it varies depending on the climate conditions of every year.
Hectares of production: 10 hectares Certified Organic vines.
The wine is vinified off the skins and fermentation is completed in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures
The main difference between a wine created with or without sulfites is the special attention that is paid in the vineyard as well as in the cellars to avoiding grape contamination. Sulfur is used in winemaking as the main antiseptic, preventing the grapes and wine from suffering the attacks of bacteria which could negatively affect or damage the wine completely.
The wine making process without the use of sulfur means that the hygienic conditions have to been extreme during harvest season. The grapes are harvested solely by hand in small crates. Every effort is made to avoid breakage and bacteria attacks. The wine deposits are filled very briefly so as not to delay the delicate fermentation process.
All elements that come in contact with this no sulfite added wine are subject to the most extreme hygienically conditions
Analytical data: 12% alc./ vol.
Ageing: No oak ageing - Best when consumed young.
Tasting Notes Tastings.com:
Mocha, whipped cream, cherry, and craisin, pencil shaving, aromas and flavors. Supple and chewy with a solid core of fruit and fine tannins. Finishes with cocoa earth, spice, olive, and chalk. A very nice food wine or sipper e.
Only Indigenous Yeasts used.Suitable for Vegans. Wine made from USDA National Organic Program Certified Grapes. Certified by Bios - Italy
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